- Kelly Murkey was married to Benjamin Salisbury for 7 years from 2006 to 2013.
- They had 2 children, a daughter Tanya Salisbury and a son James Salisbury.
- She has remained unmarried since her divorce.
Kelly Murkey on her own is not famous but is best known for her being a former celebrity wife of American actor and dancer, Benjamin Salisbury. Her ex-husband played roles in movies such as The Nanny (1993 to 1999), Captain Ron (1992), and D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996) among others.
How Kelly Murkey Met and Married Benjamin Salisbury
It was in 2005 that the former couple met and started a relationship. In 2006, they walked the aisle and remained in a marriage where they welcomed a daughter, Tanya Salisbury, and later a son named James Salisbury.
Before they were married, Salisbury attended the Wayzata High School, Minnesota. He was also already into acting and has appeared in a number of films and series where he began in 1992 at the age of 12 . In 1993, he appeared as Brighton Sheffield on a CBS TV sitcom titled The Nanny where he starred as a performer of The Twelve Days of Christmas. He appeared in the TV series alongside other actors such as Charles Shaughnessy and Fran Drescher were featured.
The Former Couple Married The Same Year Salisbury Quit Acting
In the 2000s, Murkey’s ex-husband’s appearing as an actor began to reduce and in 2005, he had a minor role on the Sabotage episode of the series, Nub3rs. In 2006, he went ahead to play a role in a Domino’s Pizza. This was the same year the actor and dancer on July 2 headed for marriage with Kelly Murkey.
Since then, not much has been heard of the actor as regards films or TV series. Nonetheless, he appeared in a BMW TV commercial in 2008. Also, he has participated in other aspects of film such as the production assistant of S1m0ne (2002), and is of 2017, he was reportedly taking a career as the director of operations for the Park.
Benjamin Salisbury appeared in works such as:
- On The Brink (2006)
- Numb3rs (2003)
- Red Zone (2003)
- D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996)
- Christmas in Oz (1996)
- Guide to the World od Family Computers, Software & Games (1996)
- Who Stole Santa? (1996)
- Promised Land (1996)
- The Nome Prince and the Magic Belt (1996)
- The Oz Kids (1996)
- Iron Will (1994)
- The Nanny (1993-1999)
- Captain Ron (1992)
They Welcomed 2 Children in Their Marriage – Meet Them
Tanya Salisbury Was Born in 2008 as The Only Daughter of The Former Couple
About 2 years following the tying of the knot between Kelly Murkey and Salisbury, they welcomed their first child and only daughter, Tanya Salisbury in 2008. Tanya like her mother maintains a low profile.
In addition, it is not known if the 15 years old is being raised by her mother, father, or the former couple is co-parenting their children.
Kelly Murkey Son James Salisbury Was Born The Same Year His Parents Ended Their Marriage10 years old James was born as the second child of the former couple. He was born in 2013. What is not known, however, is whether his parents had a divorce before or after he was born or if his birth may have contributed to the crashing of the marriage.
Nonetheless, James has also found a way to be shielded from the fame his father has. But it may not be far-fetched that he may be raised alongside his sister, Tanya.
What We Know About The Divorce of Kelly Murkey and Salisbury
After about 8 years following their marriage and when their first child was about 5 years old, Kelly and Salisbury headed for a divorce. Unlike many celebrity marriages, they decided to let their marital affair stay at the far ends of the media.
Where is Kelly Murkey Now?
The last information about Murkey as far as we know that was released to the public is the divorce between the former Hollywood wife. At present, it is not known how her relationship is with her former husband or whether she is in any love affair.
Salisbury on the other hand who attended the American University where he graduated with a BA in Broadcast Journalism and made it to the dean’s list honoree initially had plans to make a career in broadcasting. It is added that heworked at the Mann Theatre in Plymouth, MN and was looking forward to taking a career in politics and sportscasting.